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Volunteer Information Sessions for people wanting to volunteer with refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds – Last one in 2017!

Informal, impartial Information Sessions for people who want to: Find out which organisations in Leeds support refuge and asylum Discover what volunteer opportunities/roles are available Identify how their skills, knowledge and experience can be used Ask questions and access impartial information Please email Tina at [email protected] to reserve a place or ask for further information […]

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Volunteer Mentors Needed – Children’s Society

Do you have the skills to empower a young person to develop and grow? Would you like to help support young migrants in your community? The Children’s Society’s Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants 15 and above to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. We’re looking […]

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Working in a Person Centred Way – September 5th. Free training for volunteers from LASSN

Register Now   Workshop looking at how to work with someone in ways that enable them to take more control of their situation Interactive workshop that will explore good practice in working with people on a one to one basis. Includes effective communciation skills; recognising your strengths and weaknesses when working with people; understand your own […]

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Volunteer Information sessions

Leeds City of Sanctuary and Help Refugees are hosting 3 meetings for volunteers during August and September who want to support asylum seekers and refugees in Leeds. The purpose of the meetings are to help people Get an overview of all the types of volunteering opportunities there are in Leeds, with organisations working around asylum […]

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Volunteers wanted for Hate speech Project

Leeds  have been invited to take part in a ‘ No hate speech project ‘ funded by the DCLG  to challenge hate crime on line. In order for the  project to commence we need to recruit  20 volunteers  across Leeds.  Can you spare  1 hour a week? Do you have a basic understanding of hate […]

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Asylum seekers, volunteering and the law

via Jon at LASSN Many organisations in Leeds offer volunteering opportunities to asylum seekers and refugees. This throws up a number of different issues, especially around background checks, safeguarding, and what kind of volunteering is permitted for people who are subject to immigration control.    Jon Beech from LASSN recently spoke at a VAL event and […]

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Refugees Guides Project

‘Tales of a City Tours is a new and exciting project, which aims to promote cross-cultural understanding and community cohesion through the development of cultural walking tours around Leeds, led by refugee guides. Each refugee guide would have the chance to tell stories about their home country, their culture, and their experiences in Leeds, to […]

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Volunteers wanted: Leeds No Borders

Volunteers needed for the Leeds No Borders signing support project 🙂 All welcome, no experience needed & you can do it from where ever you are. There are a few different roles & you can volunteer for a day or up to a week each month- Signing support phone-need to have phone with you & […]

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Safe passage are looking for bilingual volunteeers

Safe Passage are recruiting volunteers with language skills to help support more people to access safe and legal routes to asylum. If you know anyone who may be interested and speaks Pashtu, Dari/Farsi, Tigrinya, Kurdish, Arabic or Somali, as well as English, please refer them to us “Last year, Safe Passage supported over 870 unaccompanied minors to […]

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